There are 10 ways to get from Stuttgart to Aken by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via Nuremberg  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf Ice / ...

101€ - 255€

Cheapest option

Train  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart, Stuttgart central station to Halle, Halle Flx10 / ...
  2. Take the train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Wulfen(Anh) Re

69€ - 180€

8 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Kornwestheim Post Waypoint 1 to Erfurt 055
  2. Take the train from Erfurt to Halle, Halle Flx10

73€ - 135€

Train #2  •  9h 35m

  1. Take the train from Bad Cannstatt to Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof Re90
  2. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Dessau Hbf Ic

86€ - 123€

Drive  •  4h 46m

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Aken 523.9 km

60€ - 90€

Fly Stuttgart to Leipzig, train, taxi  •  3h 58m

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Leipzig (LEJ) STR - LEJ
  2. Take the train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Koethen
  3. Take a taxi from Koethen to Aken

133€ - 481€

Fly Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel, train  •  5h 12m

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) STR - TXL
  2. Take the train from S Charlottenburg Bhf to Roßlau, Bahnhof

108€ - 285€

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Leipzig  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Leipzig (LEJ) FRA - LEJ

131€ - 436€

Fly Stuttgart to Hannover, train  •  6h 1m

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Hannover (HAJ) STR - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Koethen

137€ - 466€

Fly Stuttgart to Dresden, train  •  6h 30m

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Dresden (DRS) STR - DRS
  2. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Koethen

151€ - 345€

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The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Aken is to drive which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 4h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Aken is to fly and train and taxi which costs 130€ - 490€ and takes 3h 58m.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Aken is 397 km. The road distance is 523.9 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Aken without a car is to train via Nuremberg which takes 5h 22m and costs 100€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 5h 22m to get from Stuttgart to Aken, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to Leipzig Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart to Aken is 524 km. It takes approximately 4h 46m to drive from Stuttgart to Aken.

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Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Stuttgart Airport to Leipzig Airport.

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There are 81+ hotels available in Aken. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Stuttgart Airport is to train which takes 27 min and costs 3€ - 6€.

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart to Aken.
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  • Distance: 397.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 22m

What companies run services between Stuttgart, Germany and Aken, Germany?

You can take a train from Stuttgart to Aken via Nuernberg Hbf, Halle(Saale)Hbf, and Koethen in around 5h 22m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
240€ - 650€
Flights from Stuttgart to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
240€ - 650€
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 250€
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 390€
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 390€
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 650€
Flights from Frankfurt to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 390€
Flights from Stuttgart to Hannover via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 460€
Flights from Stuttgart to Hannover via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
270€ - 500€
Flights from Stuttgart to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 700€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 700€
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 250€
Flights from Stuttgart to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 340€
Flights from Stuttgart to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 420€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 210€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 650€
Flights from Stuttgart to Hannover via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
270€ - 500€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Koethen
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Koethen
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Koethen
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Hauptbahnhof to Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 27€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Train from Bad Cannstatt to Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 25€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Dessau Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Stuttgart, Stuttgart central station to Halle, Halle
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
26€ - 35€
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Erfurt to Halle, Halle
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Wulfen(Anh)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Koethen
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from S Charlottenburg Bhf to Roßlau, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Stuttgart, Kornwestheim Post Waypoint 1 to Erfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 22€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Koethen to Aken
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Wilfried Altzschner
Phone
+49 3471 313131
Manfred Koch
Phone
+49 3471 622666
Taxi-Stand Bahnhof
Phone
+49 34901 82330
Lothar Saack
Phone
+49 34901 82351

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